Studio Talks

Think. Design. Do.

Tuesday, 12 August 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM | Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, Rooms 116-117

The Role of Conversational Models in Design Practice

A conversational model operates as a boundary object to mediate discussion between one or more participants. The resulting three-dimensional object develops and documents the snippets of information that will be interactive, referenced, and retrievable for analyzing conversations and revealing patterns of talk in design practice.

Gerry Derksen
Winthrop University

Stan Ruecker
Illinois Institute of Technology

Piotr Michura
Academy of Fine Arts in Kraków

Out of the Screen: 3D Printing and Design

With the evolution of high-resolution personal printers, such as the Form 1+, physical production of high-fidelity digital artwork has grown rapidly. This talk examines the history of manufacturing, the shift to digital fabrication, and the emergence of 3D printing as a means of production.

Will Walker
Formlabs, Inc.

Virtual and Material: Applied Research at Emily Carr University of Art + Design

This talk reviews projects in the Intersections Digital Studios at Emily Carr University of Art + Design, including the Very Immersive Virtual Environment system developed in the MOCAP studio and the activities of Material Matters in convergence of new materials, 3D printing, and legacy-manufacturing technologies and methods.

Maria Lantin
Emily Carr University of Art + Design

Keith Doyle
Emily Carr University of Art + Design